Business Development Programme

10 Sep 2019 09:00 - 15:00

Black Country Chamber of Commerce
Creative Industries Centre
University of Wolverhampton Science Park
Glaisher Drive
West Midlands
WV10 9TG

Members: £295.00
Non members: £995.00

The Business Development Programme (BDP) is ideal for Start-Up Businesses or small SMEs. The programme will deliver 5 module masterclass sessions that focus around upskilling, developing and supporting your business to become successful in growth
Workshop 1 - Business Planning
  • Reviewing of business plan
  • Goal setting
  • Skills evaluation
  • Competitor analysis
  • Employing staff
  Workshop 2 - Finance
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Book-keeping software and tools
  • Making tax digital
  • Avenues for funding
  • Invoicing and credit control
  • Debt recovery
  Workshop 3 - Marketing
  • Identifying routes to market
  • Brand development
  • Implementing targeting marketing campaigns using social media
  • Target market and segmentation
  Workshop 4 - Sales & Growth
  • Vision and purpose
  • Creating a sales funnel
  • Developing the perfect sales pitch
  • Upselling and scaling
  • Targets for growth
 Workshop 5 - Evaluation

The fifth day would be an evaluation day where the group get to assess their development and talk about their progress and how they have implemented their new skills and knowledge into their business and what difference this has made.

This programme would be beneficial especially  for start-up companies, or for smaller SME’s who may have plateaued and be looking to grow their company.

The full list of Workshop days are:
Tuesday 10th September 2019
Tuesday 8th October 2019
Tuesday 12th November 2019
Tuesday 10th December 2019
Tuesday 21st January 2020

For more information please contact Alison on 07980 906921 or send an email  to

** This price is exclusive of VAT **


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